menu labels and mnemonics, how planned were they?

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Wed Jul 13 16:50:25 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 13 July 2005 16:44, Alan Horkan wrote:

> The only change I want to make to the F_ilter menu so far would be to
> change the mnemonic from F_ilter to Fil_ter.  The reasons for this are
> F is taken, I and L are narrow letters which makes it harder to see the
> mnemonic and various usability guides recommend against this, T is what
> Adobe Photoshop uses, E is taken by the Edit menu, and finally R is what
> the gimp uses because they use T for their tools menu.  (Also by using _t
> you can continue using the same mnemonic if for any bizarre reason you
> ever decides to rename the menu to Effects).

Currently in svn it's "r".

> Unless you expect Krita to need a Tools menu in future it really should be
> Fil_ters/Fil&ters.

We do have a Tools menu; the screenshot plugin and the scan plugin are in 
there, as per KOffice conventions.

Boudewijn Rempt
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